Muldoon-led Warriors dominate 26 challengers at Bowdoin Park
Two weeks after it fell just short of dethroning eventual state champion Fayetteville-Manlius in the Section III Class A meet, the Liverpool boys cross country team gained a valuable prize of its own. Without the Hornets to worry about, the Warriors pulled away from 25 challengers and won team honors at Saturday's New York State Federation Championships at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls.
Short-handed Northstars give up first goals in two months
Absent its leading goal-scorer, the Cicero-North Syracuse girls soccer team still firmly believed that it could capture a state Class AA championship. But Massapequa wasted little time shattering the Northstars' hopes in the first half of Saturday's state AA semifinal at Cortland High School, ending C-NS's long scoreless streak and converting on a trio of corner kicks and going on to prevail by a score of 4-1.
BenYehuda scores twice to lead Warriors comeback
More heroics delivered by Barak BenYehuda means that the Westhill boys soccer team is just one victory away from the second state championship in the program's history. Trailing defending state champion Livonia late in the first half of Saturday morning's state Class B semifinal at Middletown High School, the Warriors got a pair of well-timed goals from BenYehuda and held on from there for a 2-1 victory.
Three seniors, three freshmen and one sophomore earn post season recognition after earning All-Conference selections.
Several Cazenovia College Wildcats were recognized last week for their outstanding play this season, earning a spot on the NEAC All-Conference Team for their respective sport. The list includes three seniors, three freshmen and one sophomore.
OT goal derails B'ville's Class AA state title dreams
It's reaching the point where opponents will have to avoid fouling Guilderland or allowing corner kicks because sooner or later, Connor O'Brien will find a way to make them pay – as Baldwinsville did, much to the detriment of its dreams for a first state championship.
Caz moves to 10-0 with superb defensive effort
Mistakes and inconsistency on the offensive end threatened to derail the Cazenovia football team's bid for a third Section III Class B championship in four years. But with a defense allowing nothing, making big stops and forcing turnovers at key moments, the Lakers still reached the top again, beating the Oneida Indians 14-0 in Sunday's sectional final at the Carrier Dome to earn back-to-back sectional titles.
Muldoon finishes eighth for boys Warriors
Quickly shaking off the disappointment of a second-place team finish in the Section III Class AA championship meet on Nov. 2, four members of the Liverpool boys cross country team gave the best possible response.
B'ville sweeps Shenendehowa in Class AA regionals
Every year since 2010, the Baldwinsville girls volleyball season has ended at Glens Falls Civic Center - and it will again. The Bees secured yet another berth in the state Class AA championship tournament on Saturday with a three-set sweep over Section II champion Shenendehowa in the regional final at Cicero-North Syracuse's gymnasium.
Marcellus, J-E runners both post high finishes on Queensbury course
By a small span, Marcellus girls cross country senior Rachel Garn missed out on a state Class C championship, but she, along with Jordan-Elbridge’s Abby Gugel, still gave superb efforts during Saturday’s state meet at Queensbury High School, in the shadow of the Adirondacks.
Caz senior finishes 15th; Galbraith runs for Chittenango
As the lone Cazenovia girls cross country representative at Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship meet, senior Jeanette Cudney made her program quite proud.
Skaneateles sophomore just seconds away from state title
With 555 meters remaining, Skaneateles girls cross country star Kaitlyn Neal gave it everything she had as the two lead runners emerged from 2.5 miles of wooded trails at Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C championship race at Queensbury High School in the Adirondacks.
Warriors oust Oneonta; Mustangs rout Saranac
The Westhill boys and Marcellus girls soccer teams may hail from rival schools, but in 2013 they were both motivated by the same thing as they entered the Class B regional playoffs. Having repeated as Section III champions, the Warriors, on the male side, and the Mustangs, on the female side, wanted to atone for not making it past the regional round a year ago, and both wanted to get to the state final four.
Northstars earn berth in state Class AA final four
Reid Garner struck again. So did the Cicero-North Syracuse girls soccer team's stifling defense, protecting a lead the way it has done throughout what is turning into a long post-season run. Those elements, put together, have the Northstars on the way back to the state Class AA final four after it defeated Section II champion Niskayuna 1-0 in Saturday's regional final at Stillwater High School.
Millar wins thrilling boys race; girls top Saratoga again
Just as it seems to do each November, the Fayetteville-Manlius cross country team offered a reminder why it is the strongest program in the state, and perhaps the nation, during Saturday's New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet at Queensbury High School.
Lakers blank Hoosick Falls, 2-0, in regional final
Every time the ball came to her, Cazenovia field hockey star Rachel McLaughlin said she just hit it as hard as she could. “Just get it in the goal,” she said. McLaughlin's shots did find the net, twice in the first half, in the Lakers' 2-0 victory over Section II champion Hoosick Falls in the Class C regional finals Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.
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